Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam attends a news conference at the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon, August 23, 2015. (REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam said Monday that the latest political developments have stymied the search for a Lebanese president rather than helped it.Both Salam and Speaker Nabih Berri have been skeptical over the chances of a president being elected in this month's parliament session, which is aimed at ending the 20-month deadlock.Two leaders belonging to the March 8 coalition – Marada Movement leader Sleiman Frangieh and head of the Change and Reform bloc MP Michel Aoun – are the main front-runners for the country's top post.
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